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5/30/2015 6:27:18 AM
A Silver Creek man was airlifted to a Buffalo hospital following a one-vehicle accident late Friday night in the Town of Hanover.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's Officers and Silver Creek fire crews were called to Bennett State Road just after 10:00 PM. The driver, 21-year-old Hunter Eggleston, was taken by Starflight to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries. Deputies say the investigation i...read more
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2015-05-30 07:57
The 17th annual Hollywood Happening continues today in Gowanda. The event got underway on Friday with its opening ceremonies and motorcycle parade through downtown Gowanda. Dr. Dana Anderson, an organizer of Hollywood Happening, says there will be plenty of entertainment on tap for the rest of the weekend... [audio:5301565354-danaandersonhollywoodhappeningentertainment.mp3]Dr. Dana Anderson: Holl...read more
2015-05-30 07:50
A Pennsylvania woman is facing charges after she was allegedly found in possession of an illegal billy club in the south county.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies found an unoccupied vehicle in a ditch on Foote Avenue Extension just south of the Jamestown city line shortly before 11:15 PM Friday. The driver, 28-year-old Shana Soloski of Kittanning, Pennsylvania, returned to the scene duri...read more
2015-05-30 06:58
A Jamestown man has been charged with making false statements and representations to the FBI.  Federal prosecutors say 38-year-old Tyrell Fuqua-Hayes told FBI agents that in January, he met a man who was arrested in another federal case while they were in custody together at the same jail.  Fuqua-Hayes claimed that the man provided him with contact information and advised Fuqua-Hayes tha...read more
2015-05-29 02:36
New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today announced a settlement with Wal-Mart stores over violations of the 2010 state law designed to reduce water pollution caused by excess phosphorus that runs off of lawns and into New York waters.  The Nutrient Runoff Law requires stores to display phosphorous containing lawn fertilizers separately from those that are phosphorus-free, and post ...read more
2015-05-29 02:04
Students and staff at Fredonia High School are in mourning over the death of a 2009 graduate who died while serving his country in Germany.  Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Klose died in a crash on May 24th about 40 kilometers from the air base where he was stationed.  High School Principal Todd Crandall told WDOE News says he first heard the bad news on Thursday. [audio:52915124857-Toddre...read more
2015-05-29 01:34
There will likely be a Democratic primary for mayor in the city of Dunkirk in September.  That's the word from  incumbent Democrat AJ Dolce, who did not receive the city Democratic committee endorsement in the race for mayor. Dolce tells WDOE News he is disappointed by the committee's decision to back Councilman at Large Willie Rosas. Besides the four years as mayor, Dolce served on the ...read more
2015-05-29 08:00
A Fredonia man is facing DWI and other charges after he was involved in a one vehicle roll-over crash two weeks ago on Straight Road in the town of Pomfret.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say that 27-year-old Ryan Strickland was the driver of the vehicle involved in the crash on May 15th.  He was treated at Brooks Memorial Hospital.  Deputies have charged Strickland with DWI,...read more
2015-05-29 07:58
Dunkirk City Democrats have issued their endorsements for the fall elections and the current Democratic mayor did not get the backing of the party.  Party Chairman Ned Divine announced that the city's current councilman-at-large received the nomination over Mayor AJ Dolce. [audio:5291565558-NedRosasnominated.mp3]Divine-Rosas received nomination[/audio]In the Common Council contests, the city...read more
2015-05-28 08:03
The Fredonia High School softball team won its first Section VI championship in six years with an 8-3 win over Royalton-Hartland on Thursday in the Class B-2 finals.  The Lady Hillbillies got off to a fast start, as Cassie Essek knocked a leadoff triple in the top of the 1st inning to spur a four-run rally.  And that was all Fredonia needed, as senior Baylee Tarnowski held the top-seeded...read more
2015-05-28 07:16
A Fredonia native who served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at an air base in Germany, died earlier this week in a traffic accident about 40 kilometers from the base near Daun, Germany.  WDOE News has learned that U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Klose was stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base since December 2011.  A story posted on the air base’s website reports that th...read more
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